The Week In Bitcoin - Issue #67: Another Week In Blockchain Tech

Not really much to talk about from my end this week so I'll let you dive right into this week's artic
The Week In Bitcoin
The Week In Bitcoin - Issue #67: Another Week In Blockchain Tech
By The Week In Bitcoin • Issue #9
Not really much to talk about from my end this week so I’ll let you dive right into this week’s articles.
One last thing, I highly recommend reading Why I’m Short Ethereum (And Long Bitcoin) (Part 1 of 2)’.
— Alan Tsen, @alantsen 👊💯
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News This Week
Will bitcoin, the much-hyped $10bn distributed digital currency network, scale? 
What are the regulatory issues facing cryptocurrency developers? Jerry Brito and Peter Van Valkenburgh gave a talk last week to the San Francisco Bitcoin Devs meetup group outlining Coin Center’s work, our policy agenda for the next six to nine months, and fielding a wide range of questions from some of the smartest devs working on the tech that will power our decentralized future. 
Before starting Smart Contract Solutions, we spent the previous 4 years working with blockchain tech. We’ve worked for the largest…
In our first post on blockchain adoption, Converge investors Ash Egan and Maia Heymann discuss blockchain: Bitcoin vs. blockchain, and balancing risk with potential. This piece, originally published in BostInno, analyzes the barriers for blockchain and what to expect from corporate buyers.
A paper by Andrew Poelstra on Mimblewimble worth reading.
It is generally accepted that latency in block propagation is one of the bottlenecks for Bitcoin scaling. This is why many of Bitcoin’s most active developers and researchers have presented a series of solutions to compress blocks and speed up propagation over the past years.
Global investment bank UBS is throwing its resources behind the blockchain’s transformative potential, investigating a range of applications such as smart bonds, cross border payment transactions on the distributed ledger and a digital representation of physical currency.
When it passed a market cap of $1.5 billion, both in March and in May, Ethereum became the highest valued non-bitcoin cryptocurrency ever.
Results and findings from putting a smart contract for sharing risks on the blockchain for two weeks.
Attorneys specialising in digital currency looking out for constitutional rights and civil liberties of innovators.
The term “blockchain” is often misused in the English language. This can either cause confusion or cause the speech or writing to sound out…
Balaji Srinivasan is building the machine-payable web, a net of machines that can demand and supply payments by itself. And it’s not just for Bitcoin wonks.
In the latest Faster Payments Tracker™, PYMNTS spoke with Karen Hsu, head of growth at BlockCypher, about where the challenges exist in the blockchain space.
In May, I sat on a panel with the CEO of a company trying to modernize trade finance. When asked to talk about the benefits of blockchain technology, he asserted that “blockchain” has solved trust.
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